AfD candidate Sebastian Wippel would have been the country's first mayor from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party but did not manage to defeat the CDU candidate in the second round.
An otherwise conservative region in Germany has seen a surge in Green Party voters in the last EU election. In this feature of Insiders, meet the Christians who have thrown their support behind the left-wing party.
Andrea Nahles has quit as leader of the SPD, Angela Merkel's coalition parter, amid a slump in popularity.
Insiders looks at how the once-mighty industrial city that suffered during the transition from communism became known as a hub for far-right activity.
Why has Chemnitz gained a reputation for being a hotbed of extremism?
Opinion polls suggest the Greens party in Germany will be the big winner in European parliamentary elections, even surpassing the Social Democrats
To date German nationals could only have the citizenship stripped if they joined foreign armed forces without the government’s permission.
The measure has been decried by pro-choice campaigners and opposition parties as not going far enough.
"You know that I am no longer CDU president, so I will now close my Facebook page," Merkel said in a video message.
First elected as an MEP in 1980, Elamr Brok could soon be pushed out as he lost out on a place on the CDU's election list.
Euronews' experts on Germany, our correspondent in the country, Emmanuelle Chaze, and digital journalist, Linda Fischer, reflect on the year and discuss what is likely to be on the agenda over the next 12 months.
Germany's AfD party releases 'White Christmas' calander
Macron and others made a mistake in looking to Germany as a driving force for reform, which is unlikely to change under a new conservative party leader for the foreseeable future.
In an exclusive interview, Euronews speaks to Liz Fekete, Director of the Institute of Race Relations about the rise of the far-right.
The cube team takes a look at Merkel's legacy and reactions in Germany after "Mutti" announced she would be stepping down.
Today's expert panel will discuss what spelt the end for German Chancellor Angela Merkel and who might be her replacement.
The German Chancellor announced she would step down in 2021 following disappointing results for her CDU party in the Hesse state election.
Merkel forces top spy chief out and then gives him 'promotion'. Hans-Georg Maassen has been given a new job in interior ministry after criticising veracity of Chemnitz reports.
As Germany grapples with divisions over migration, Bavaria takes action to stem the flow through the country's southern border
What's happening at the heart of the German government?
The leaders of Germany's three coalition parties are meeting on Monday night to try to resolve the crisis over migrant policy that’s threatening Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.
Germany's leader needs to pull off a diplomatic master-stroke to secure her position and keep to her values. Here's why:
Horst Seehofer may defy Angela Merkel and implement a plan to reject migrants who have already registered in other EU states.
Angela Merkel's CDU want an EU solution over migrants whereas her CSU Interior Minister wants German police to have the power to turn back migrants at the border
It has been 200 years since philosopher Karl Marx was born, and only now has his image been immortalised in bronze and mounted in his hometown of Trier in Germany.
What to expect when the German Chancellor visits The Donald.